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Chemo-poet and Other Poems

Davis, Helene

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ISBN 10: 0914086871 / ISBN 13: 9780914086871
Edité par Alice James Books, Cambridge, MA, 1989
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Cambridge, MA: Alice James Books. 1989. F First Edition. S Paperback. Very Good. Inscribed and signed by the author. Clean, tight copy. Signed: I Signed by Author. N° de réf. du libraire 00517003

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Titre : Chemo-poet and Other Poems

Éditeur : Alice James Books, Cambridge, MA

Date d'édition : 1989

Reliure : S Paperback

Etat du livre : Very Good

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : F First Edition.

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What is admirable about Davis’s poems is that true as she is to her experience (she is alternately angry, ashamed, sad, frightened), she never succumbs to self-pity. Her sense of humor, heart, and, of course, the poems themselves keep her afloat.”
—Gardner McFall, American Book Review

Davis gives us insight into a world we know, yet so rendered that our consciousness of it is that much deeper. The dream motif in several of these poems is so effectively incorporated that it seems we are inside the poems rather than simply observers: There is always a clock in dreams,/ but my grandfather’s face points east,/ and we take the wineglasses and the Bible/ which says Whither thou goest out of the cabinet/ and start a prayer neither of us remembers.’ Painful and witty, these poems don’t weaken as the poet tries out a diversity of forms. Hers is a voice very different from that in most contemporary poetry, and it deserves to be heard.”
—Lenard D. Moore, Library Journal

Review:

Avoiding Head-on Collisions
The Blues: The Great Woods Blues Festival, 1987
Body Is Not Constant
The Burning Window: Variations On A Time
Chair And Bench
Chemo-poet
The Cold Bed
Crossing The Blue Bridge
The Distance Between Us
Dracula Meets A Chemo-poet
Farmers
Friday The Thirteenth
The Generic Oncologist
Healing By Computer
Here And There
I Don't
I Dream
I Go To The Wig Lady
I Land At The Mash Unit In The Twilight Zone
I Visit The Prosthesis Lady
I Will Not Change My Name
I'm Nobody's Dream Girl Only My Own
Imperatives
The Interior
Ira
Laughing In Chinese
Letter From One Part Of Kentucky To Another
Life Model
My World
The Net
The Occupant
Park Drive Paranoia
Peeping Tom
Pictures
The Prince
The Red Shoes
The Red Stairway
The Slide
Washing The Nude
Weather-chance Of Snow
White Fox
Women Do Not Ripen Early
You Are Airborne
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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